Sugary Drinks Hurt Even Skinny Women's Hearts, University of Oklahoma Study

Published: Nov 14, 2011

Women who drink sugary beverages every day may raising their risk for heart disease, even if their habit is not packing on the pounds. Whatever the form — sweet tea, soda, or coffee drinks that look like desserts — women who drank two or more sweet beverages a day were at an increased risk for heart disease, even if they did not gain weight over the five-year study, according to the findings presented Sunday at the American Heart Association's meeting in Orlando, Fla.

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